Have Work-Related Pain?
Do you have work-related pain in your neck, shoulders, arms or
hands? Do you work in an office environment, and are you between
ages 21-65? If so you may be eligible to participate in a study of a
new approach to reduce symptoms and improve function. Study
involves six visits to Georgetown University Medical Center and is
free. You will also receive up to $100 for participating. If interested,
call (202) 687-3076.
Female Volunteers Needed
The Behavioral Endocrinology Branch, NIMH, is seeking female
volunteers ages 18-45 to participate in studies of the effects of
reproductive hormones on brain and behavior. Volunteers must have
regular menstrual cycles with no changes in mood in relationship to
menses, be free of medical illnesses and not taking any hormones or
medication on a regular basis. They will complete daily rating forms
and be asked to participate in one of several protocols. Payment will
be in accordance with the duration of each visit and the type of
protocol. For more information, call Linda Simpson-St. Clair,
Male Teens Needed
You and your 12-16 year old son may be eligible to take part in a
research study on adolescent emotions at the National Institute of
Mental Health. Payment will be provided. Volunteers should have
no current or past psychological treatment. For details, call Barbara
Male Volunteers Needed
The Behavioral Endocrinology Branch, NIMH, is seeking male
volunteers ages 18-45 to participate in a 5-month study of the
effects of reproductive hormones on brain and behavior. Volunteers
must be free of medical illnesses and not taking any medication on a
regular basis. They will complete daily rating forms and be asked to
participate in one of several protocols. Payment will be in
accordance with the duration of each visit and the type of protocol.
For more information, call Linda Simpson-St. Clair, 496-9576.
Alzheimer Study Recruits
NIMH's Geriatric Psychiatry Branch is offering the opportunity to
participate in a longitudinal study of Alzheimer's disease. Sought are
men and women age 50 or older who have a first degree relative
diagnosed with AD, and those who don't have the illness in their
family. The initial evaluation takes about 2 hours and includes a
physical examination and cognitive testing. Call Judy Friz for more
Men Needed for Arousal Study
University study seeks healthy men, 18-60, for 3-hour laboratory
assessment. The purpose of the study is to gain a better
understanding of factors that affect sexual functioning. Two types of
volunteers are needed: men with erection problems and men without
any sexual problems. A $40 payment is provided. If interested, call
Jay Stone at (301) 295-3672 for more information.
Long, Short Sleepers Needed
The Clinical Psychobiology Branch, NIMH, is looking for
volunteers ages 18-31 who either routinely sleep 9 or more hours,
or, 6 or fewer hours. Volunteers must have no sleep disturbances or
insomnia, plus no history of mental illness. Volunteers must be in
good general health and not taking any medications or birth control
pills. The study requires living on the NIH research unit in Bethesda
for 4 consecutive days. For more information call 496-6981.
Healthy volunteers are needed for an NIH study of seasonal changes
in vital signs. The study involves four brief clinic visits between
September and March. No blood is drawn. Volunteers will be paid.
For more information call 496-4168.
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